A celebration of creativity and performance, by and for young people in Norfolk


About Us

Young Norfolk Arts provides opportunities for children and young people to create and engage with creativity and culture across Norfolk.

We hold the Young Norfolk Arts Festival (YNAF) – a celebration of creativity and performance by and for young people in Norfolk every year, and the Young Norfolk Visual Arts (YNVA) programme and exhibition. We also run the YNA Collective (YNAC), a volunteer group of 16-25 year olds with an interest in the arts and creative industries either as a hobby or as a career path.

YNA Festival

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YNA Collective

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Summer Wind Down

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Young Norfolk Arts Trust is a charity which uses all its income to provide life changing opportunities for young people across Norfolk. Every project and activity is offered to children and young people for free, including our yearly festival programme. Support us by donating what you can…


News information and events from us and our partners!

YNA funding success!

We are delighted to announce we have been successful in our application to Arts Council England's National Lottery Project Grants. This will enable us not only to deliver two Young Norfolk Arts Festivals but will also support the continued development of our year-round activities. A huge thank you...

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Join the YNA Collective!

Recruitment for the 2019-2020 Collective is now open. True to our ethos, YNAC is a platform that celebrates creativity and performance by and for young people in Norfolk and is open to anyone aged 16-25. Through regular meetings, training sessions, practical hands on workshops and collaborative...

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#SpaceChase animation workshops!

As part of the Summer Reading Challenge from the Reading Agency we partnered with Norfolk Library Service to offer some free drop-in workshops at libraries across Norfolk. Participants had the chance to explore claymation and illustration inspired by aliens and space. Take a look at these great...

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YNAF 2019!

Take a look at this snapshot of all the amazing events and activities that happened as part of this year's #YNAF2019, as well as reading all about it over on the YNA Comms Team blog.Keep an eye out for our full round-up soon!

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